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The design experiment created by MIT scientists Credit: Brandon Clifford & Johanna Lobdell in collaboration with Davide Zampini
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 14:22

Ancient cultures in Peru, China and Egypt, to name only a few; quarried, lifted, transported and crafted vast megaliths, some weighing several hundred tons.

The Twelve Apostles of Ireland.
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 01:58

The original Twelve Apostles in the Christian religion are responsible for taking the faith and spreading it across the

Spring Goddess
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 23:09

Easter is a festival and holiday celebrated by millions of people around the world who honor the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred three days after his crucifixion at Calvary.

A modern Medusa depiction.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 19:18

In ancient Greek mythology, Medusa is the most famous of three monstrous sisters known as the Gorgons. The earliest known record about the story of Medusa and the Gorgons can be found in Hesiod’s Theogony.

Traditional hand-made bread (gosphotodesign / Adobe Stock)
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 18:59

A history enthusiast has baked loaves of ancient bread based on an ancient Egyptian recipe and using an ingredient that was 1,500 years old – yeast scrapings taken from ancient Egyptian bread pots. He claimed the outcome was very tasty!

Penablanca, Cagayan Province, Philippines, near the entrance to the limestone Callao Cave where there is evidence of a new human species. Source: Michael / Adobe. Inset: A foot bone from Homo luzonensis. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 14:00

The announcement of a new species of ancient human (more correctly hominin) from the Philippines, reported today in Nature, will cause a lot of head-shaking among anthropologists and archaeologists.

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Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

Viking Navigation Crystal

The crystal discovery that suggested legend of Viking Sunstone is true

An ancient Norse myth describing a magical gem which could reveal the position of the sun when hidden behind clouds or even before dawn or after sunset, has been the subject of intrigue for many...
New technology in archaeology

New Technology May Help Solve Archaeological Mysteries

Many of the world’s greatest mysteries about ancient civilizations and human origins could be solved by emerging forms of technology. According to nuclear physicist , Professor Claudio Tuniz,...
Big Bang

Space Discovery Draws Big Bang into Question

A team of astronomers have observed an object in space whose existence draws into question the reality of the big bang theory. The structure is a large quasar group (LQG) composed of 73 quasars,...
Dwarf stars

White Dwarf Stars May Be Best Chance for Discovering Extra-terrestrial Life

A new study titled, "Detecting Bio-Markers In Habitable-Zone Earths Transiting White Dwarfs", published by the Royal Astronomical Society, has concluded that dying White Dwarf systems could host...
Shaman stones found in Panama

Old Shaman Stones, Panama

In December 2012, a publication came out regarding significant findings in the area of Panama where archaeologists discovered shaman stones in a cave that date back more than 4000 years. The cave is...
Horses

Desert Find Provides Evidence of Advanced Prehistoric Civilisation

A remarkable discovery in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert in Al Magar provides evidence of a previously unknown civilisation. The archaeological find uncovered more than 300 stone objects...
Mining Asteroids

Mining Metals on Asteroids Could Begin Within 2 Years

A remarkable development in space technology involving the use of unmanned ships to intercept small asteroids and mine for useful ores and minerals could by operational as early as 2015. The...
Temple of Fire, Peru

Ancient Mysteries Unveiled at the Temple of Fire (Peru)

Archaeologists have made a surprising discovery in the El Paraiso archaeological complex in the Chillon valley, located just outside the Peruvian capital. A rectangular structure with a ceremonial...
Habitable Planet

Habitable Planets May Not Be as Far Away as First Thought

New research has shown that earth-like planets may not be as far away as previously thought. Prior research had indicated that the ‘habitable zone’ where water is capable of existing, was around 300-...
Neanderthals

Theories about Neanderthals May Need to be Revised

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal may lead to a revision in current understanding about when the last Neanderthals walked the Earth. Neanderthal...
Extraterresterial Life Exists, Scientist Chandra Wickramasinghe Claims

Extraterrestrial Life Exists, Scientist Chandra Wickramasinghe Claims

If a group of scientists are correct, tiny fossils uncovered inside a meteorite found in Sri Lanka in December are proof of extraterrestrial life. In a detailed paper called "Fossil Diatoms In A New...
Scientists claim meteorite fossils indicate extraterrestrial life

Scientists claim meteorite fossils indicate extraterrestrial life

Scientists published a paper on January 10 in the online Journal of Cosmology in which they claim that a meteorite discovered in Sri Lanka contains evidence of extraterrestrial life. The paper,...
Ancient Mound At Poverty Point, La. Built With Surprising Speed, Archaeologists Say

Ancient Mound At Poverty Point, La. Built With Surprising Speed, Archaeologists Say

The enormous earthen monument Poverty Point, built on a Mississippi River bayou some 3,200 years ago, is an impressive feat of engineering. Hunter-gatherers moved more than 26.5 million cubic feet (...
Archaeologists unearth 3,000-year-old Egyptian tombs

Archaeologists unearth 3,000-year-old Egyptian tombs

A group of Italian archaeologists have made an extraordinary find in the Egyptian city of Luxor, unearthing several tombs that are thought to be over 3,000 years old. Egypt’s Antiquities Minister...
Archaeological Find Suggests Ancient Israel's Capital Was Burned

Archaeological Find Suggests Ancient Israel's Capital Was Burned

An archaeological dig has uncovered what appears to be evidence that Shiloh, the ancient capital of Israel that was once the site where the Tabernacle and Ark of the Covenant could be found, was...
ET Discovery Could Happen Within 10 Years: World Economic Forum

ET Discovery Could Happen Within 10 Years: World Economic Forum

The discovery of alien life or Earth-like planets and the implications to the world was a crucial item on the agenda at the annual World Economic Forum, or WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. World business...

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